Eiko Shimamiya

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Eiko Shimamiya
島みやえい子
Birth name 島宮えい子
Born April 20
Origin Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan
Genres J-pop, Trance, Techno, New Age
Occupations Singer, Songwriter
Years active 1998 – present
Labels Geneon Universal Entertainment
Associated acts
Website www.eiko-shimamiya.com

Eiko Shimamiya (島みやえい子 Shimamiya Eiko?, born April 20 in Sapporo, Japan), also called EIKO or PEKO, is a female J-pop singer and a former member of the production group I've Sound. She is best known for singing the opening themes of the anime series Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. Eiko also handles a school called Shimamiya Size (S-size) in Sapporo.[1] Some of her former students include I've Sound singers Mami Kawada, Kotoko and Kaori Utatsuki.[2] She announced on May 10, 2010 via Twitter that she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.[3] Her "Perfect World Live Tour", which was scheduled to begin in June, was subsequently canceled.[4] She made an announcement of her full recovery from cancer on January 28, 2011.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Information Oricon chart peaks
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
2006 O
  • Released: October 4, 2006
35
2008 Hikari Nadeshiko
  • Released: April 2, 2008
14 27

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Information Oricon chart peaks
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
2011 E.P.S -Eiko PRIMARY SELECTION-
  • Released: June 29, 2011
84

EPs[edit]

Year Information Oricon chart peaks
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
2001 Hologram
  • Released: December 29, 2001
2002 VANILLA
  • Released: August 10, 2002
2003 Ozone
  • Released: December 28, 2003
2005 ULYSSES
  • Released: March 16, 2005
87
Endless Loop
  • Released: December 14, 2005
95
2010 Perfect World
  • Released: April 28, 2010
94

Singles[edit]

Maxi Singles[edit]

Year Title Oricon chart peaks Album
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
2006 "Higurashi no Naku Koro ni" 18 O
2007 "Naraku no Hana" 12 Hikari Nadeshiko
2008 "Wheel of Fortune (Unmei no Wa)" 13 23 E.P.S -Eiko PRIMARY SELECTION-
2009 "Chikai" 19 39 Perfect World
"Super Scription of Data" 21 35
"Paranoia" 185
2012 "Onkalo"
"Yellow"

Non-regular singles[edit]

Year Title Oricon chart peaks Album
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
2000 "Takino no Mori"
2003 "Aoi Kajitsu Hikari Nadeshiko
"Atashi wa Melon"
2004 "Yume no Rosen/Anata wo Nosete"

As Love Planet Five[edit]

Year Title Oricon chart peaks Album
Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly
2007 "Tenjou wo Kakeru Monotachi" 12

Other songs[edit]

Solo works[edit]

Year Title Album Track
1998 "Aoao to (あおあおと?)"
1999 "Shiawase na Yoru (しあわせな夜?)"
2003 "Aa Seishun (あぁ青春?)"
2004 "Michibikareshi Tamashii no Keifu (導かれし魂の系譜?)" Maboroshi Rin no Hime Shougun II Sound Collection #01
"ADSR" Silent Half Tokuten Ongaku CD #05
2005 "Warawanai Musume (笑わない娘?)" Doll ~ Utahime Vol. 5 -Hibiki- #01
"Sad Vibration" #10
"Tsutaeyuku Uta (伝えゆく唄?)"
2007 "Inochi no Uta (いのちのうた?)"
"The Christmas Song" Eiko Shimamiya Acoustic Nite 2007 #10
2008 "In myself"
2012 "Frill no Uta (フリルの風?)"

I've Sound works[edit]

Year Title Album Track
1999 "Last regrets -X'mas floor style-" Regret #13
2000 "Komoriuta (子守唄?)" Shin Ruri Iro no Yuki ~Furimukeba Tonari ni~ Shokai Tokuten CD #02
"Dreamer" Verge CD1#06
"Now and Heaven" CD1#07
"Hyouketsu no Yoru (氷結の夜?)" CD2#02
"Around the mind" CD2#06
"Glass no Tsuki (ガラスの月?)" CD2#10
"Verge" CD2#11
"Dreamer -Remix-" Senpai Meekaa Tsuuhan Tokuten CD
"Fuyuzora no Kiseki (冬空の軌跡?)" Snow Drop Doukori CD
"PREY" Nightmare 4.1
"Sacred Words" Sense Off OST #01
"Tooryanse (とおりゃんせ?)" Tooryanse Sofmap Tokuten CD
"Tooryanse -Remix-" A Compilation Album of PC-Game Musics #07
"To Lose in Amber" Disintegration #05
2001 "sensitive2001" I've Mania Tracks Vol. I #07
"Fortress" 've Mania Tracks Vol. II #04
"Verge -Revive Mix-" C-LICK #02
2002 "Ouji yo ~Tsuki no Urakara~ (王子よ 〜月の裏から〜?)" Disintegration #13
"Sora wo Mau Tsubasa (空を舞う翼?)" Blue-Sky-Blue Dreamcast Banshokai Tokuten CD
"Cross My Heart" I've Mania Tracks Vol. III #03
"World My Eyes" diRTY GiFT #04
"Pirouette" ONE and ONLY
2003 "SNOW -Album Mix-" LAMENT #02
"Sora wo Mau Tsubasa -Album Mix- (空を舞う翼?)" Out Flow #09
"Suna no Shiro -The Castle of Sand- (砂の城?)" #10
2004 "Suna no Shiro -The Castle of Sand- (Mixed up ver.)" Mixed Up #07
2005 "Amazing Grace" Eiko Shimamiya LIVE 2005 "ULYSSES" Live Pamphlet
2006 "Cover Link" Rensa Byoutou Shokai Tokuten CD
2008 "WHEEL OF FORTUNE (Unmei no Wa) [SINE6 remix]" Master Groove Circle CD1#06
"Higurashi no Naku Koro ni [SORMA No.1 Re-mix]" CD2#02
"Hikari Nadeshiko [Eric Mouquet from Deep Forest remix]" CD2#07
"DROWNING -The Front Line Covers-" The Front Line Covers #02
"I will... -The Front Line Covers-" #07
2009 "Naraku no Hana [Eat Static remix]" Master Groove Circle 2 CD1#04
"ULYSSES [Eric Mouquet:Deep Forest remix]" CD2#07
2011 "Karma no Inori (業の祈り?)"
"Close to me... (TRIBAL LINK Ver.)" TRIBAL LINK-R #07
"SHIFT -Sedai no Mukou- (TRIBAL LINK Ver.) (SHIFT -世代の向こう-?)" TRIBAL LINK-L #13
2012 "Lipica (リピカ?)"

As I've Special Unit[edit]

Year Title Album Track
2003 "See You ~Chiisana Eien~ (P.V Ver.) (See You 〜小さな永遠〜?)" I've Mania Tracks Vol. I #13
2005 "Fair Heaven"

As Love Planet Five[edit]

Year Title Album Track
2008 "HYDIAN WAY" I've Sound 10th Anniversary 「Departed to the future」 Special CD BOX

As Healing Leaf[edit]

Year Title Album Track
2002 "Ame ni Utau Tanshikyoku (雨に歌う譚詩曲?)" Disintegration #10
"Akikaze ni Kimi wo Omou (秋風に君を想ふ?)" I've Song Collection Vol. 2 "CARNAVAL"
2004 "Slow Step" EXTRACT #04
2005 "Futari (ふたり?)"

As featured artist[edit]

Year Title Album Track
2004 "Otomegokoro+√Nekomimi=∞ (乙女心+√ネコミミ=∞)" SHORT CIRCUIT II #08

Produced CDs[edit]

Aoi Kajitsu[edit]

Year Title Track Artist
2003 "Aoi Kajitsu (青い果実?)" #01 Tae (?)
"Uchuu no Hana (宇宙の花?)" #02
"Flower in the Universe" #03

Sora no Mahoroba[edit]

Year Title Track Artist
2011 "Koen no Ito (輝縁の糸?)" #01 Yukiro Wakatsuki (若月佑輝郎?)
"Ougon no Shikitou (黄金の敷島?)" #02
"Fukujufuru (福寿降る?)" #03
"Planet of Creation" #04
"Memorize (メモリーズ?)" #05
"Sora no Mahoroba (宇宙のまほろば?)" #06
"Chikyuu no Mezame (地球の目覚め?)" #07

5TEARS -Eiko Shimamiya Produce-[edit]

Year Title Track Artist
2011 "JUPITER ~2012~ K-Style" #01 KOTOKO
"Nichijou (日常?)" #02 Tae (?)
"Mermaid blues" #03
"Itekurete Arigatou (いてくれてありがとう?)" #04 Eiko Shimamiya (島みやえい子?)
"ROBIN" #05
"Fairy land" #06 Kaori Tsubaki (椿カオリ?)
"Carnation (カーネーション?)" #07 karuta

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mitsuno Music School vocal class page". Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "I’ve Data File 04: Eiko Shimamiya". Wordpress.com. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Shimamiya, Eiko. "Eiko Shimamiya's official Twitter account". Twitter.com. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Perfect World webpage". I've Sound. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 

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